Suzan Shutan has worked at various capacities in the arts; as a Critic writing for magazines such as Iowa Architects, Curating exhibits (2019-Materialized at Hampden Gallery Umass), as Director of the City of New Haven’s Public Art Program, Education Curator at Des Moines Art Center, NE and Education Director at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum which brought her to Connecticut where she has since resided and maintains a studio. In addition, she has taught at RISD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Nebraska, Quinnipiac University, Housatonic Community College and for low residency MFA programs throughout New England.
Shutan is a recipient of an Artslink grant, Art Matters grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation grant, two Foundation for Contemporary Art grants and three CT Commission Artist Fellowships, and has attended artist residencies at Bemis Foundation, Yaddo and Proyecto Ace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work has been featured in 23 solo exhibits including Zacheta National Gallery in Warsaw, Poland, Aldrich Museum, CT, Islip Art Museum, NY, Kenise Barnes Gallery, NY and the Arts & Cultural Center FL and 190 group exhibitions throughout Germany, Poland, Ukraine, France, Holland, Australia, Canada, Argentina, Columbia and USA. Her work has been published in Paper Art Installations II, Post Road Literary Books and has been reviewed by Smithsonian Magazine, Sculpture Magazine, NY Times, Art New England Magazine, Artscope, High Performance and blogs such as Art Spiel & Joanne Mattera. Her work has been commissioned for Log-Me-In Headquarters, Boston, MA and Sloan Kettering Hospital, NY and can be found in private and public collections and viewed on Artsy, First Dibs, Geoform, instagram (@sshutan), FB, Pinterest, Linked in and at www.suzanshutan.com.
Suzan is available for private critiques.